Company of Liars
Pages no: 548
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
I’ve not read much historical fiction; what I have is limited to a particular historical figure, and I attributed my interest to this. So picking up a novel where my knowledge of the time period was limited was a little a daunting. I wasn’t sure if I would enjoy it. Turns out it was brilliant. It’...
bookshelves: historical-fiction, mystery-thriller, plague-disease, books-with-a-passport Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: vivienne Read in May, 2008 An enjoyable and mildly supernatural romp through superstitious and pestilent times; some of those story lines were easy to see through but that didn't ...
I think the cover of this book first attracted my attention to it while browsing in my local bookstore. It stuck out from the crowd so I read the blurb and took it home with me (after paying for it, of course). It's a kind of medieval road movie with a bit of murder and mystery thrown in. Actually, ...
way too heavy for me, so I couldn't finish the book.
Set in the Middle Ages, Company of Liars is the story of a group of travellers, thrown together by chance, wandering across England at the time of the Great Plague. It's an apparently naturalistic story with fantastical elements sown into the plot. The individuals who make up the company all guard t...